Everest Innovative School (NEP-57)


Type: Education: Primary school, Education: Secondary School - Country: Nepal

Brief description and main aims

Everest  Innovative  School  is  a  private  English  school  that offers schooling from playground to ninth grade. The aim  is  to  provide  strong  English  language  and speaking  environment  for children  and  youth  to  develop their English communication and writing skills.

Volunteers can observe local festivals and are exposed to diversity because people from more than 25 castes live here with their own cultural customs.

Main Activities

The  school  provides  a  better  education for children in the community. The community started the  school  themselves  and  is  in  charge  of  collecting money to keep it running. This school has more than 100 students and 13 staff members.

Volunteer tasks

The volunteer will be teaching English, as prescribed by the school, and co-coordinating with a local English teacher. Volunteers will organize various extracurricular learning activities for the students, such as health and civic education, games, drawing, painting, sports, quiz contests, awareness raising activities in the community, debates, music classes etc.
 
Other Activities
  • Play educative games with kids
  • Develop activities according to the students' needs, pritorizing the listening and speaking classes
  • Organize educational tours and other activities so the students can have a more practical learning experience 
  • Be a role model. Smoking and drinking is forbidden in front of the students.
  • Teach extra English language classes for students if they eager to learn either after school or during holidays (for example if the school is closed)
  • Engage children in enjoyable experiences with literature - writing, reading and listening
  • Help children with their homework
Tasks menitoned above are examples of activities where local host expects the help of volunteers.
 

Note: Volunteers should pay for the outdoor activities. 

Volunteer requirements / Skills

Volunteers should:

  • be at least 20 years
  • endowed with good character and ability to adapt
  • have desire to learn
  • show patience and be collaborative
  • show enthusiasm, ability to maintain motivation and reliability
  • show  creativity  and  initiative  when  planning  and taking part in the project's activities
  • have confidence in subject they will be teaching
  • have great management skills to ensure an effective support

Location

The project is located in Bafal, Kathmandu.

Hosting Situation (Board and Lodging)

Volunteers will stay at a hostel (volunteer house) located 30 minutes away from the school by walking. Hostel personnel will provide accommodation and food for the volunteers, and they need to share rooms with volunteers of other nationalities.

More Information

A maximum of 4 volunteers can be engaged in this project. Volunteers need to check with the hosting organization in advance to see the availability of the project.

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